International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI (May 10-13, 2012)

Session 172: Dress and Textiles I: Studies in Memory of Verna Rutz

  • Precious Offerings: Dressing Devotional Statues in Medieval England
    Maren Clegg Hyer, Valdosta State Univ.
  • Making It Fit: Poetry in Stitches
    Anna Riehl Bertolet, Auburn Univ.
  • Inventing the Wheel, Again: Returning to the Late Elizabethan Farthingale
    Robin Netherton

Session 194:Dress and Textiles II: What Not to Wear

  • Disorder in the Courts: A Reappraisal of Medieval Sumptuary Law
    Laurel Ann Wilson, Independent Scholar
  • Angevin Sicilian and French Sumptuary Laws of the 1290s: Furs, Trains, and New Clothes
    Sarah-Grace Heller, Ohio State Univ.
  • What Does Five Marks Buy?: A Comparison between the 1363 English Sumptuary Law and Fabric Prices in Late Medieval England
    Sarai Silverman, Ohio State Univ.
  • Men in Tights: Shameful Fashion in The Parson’s Tale
    Mary C. Flannery, Queen Mary, Univ. of London

Session 277:Dress and Textiles III: Dress and Textile Vocabulary Revealed

  • Atir, Apparaill, Clathis, Vesture: Linguistic Choices Relating To Dress And Textiles across Different Text Types
    Louise Sylvester
  • “Embroidered in Gold with Stars”: The Inventories of Saint Paul’s Cathedral
    Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Univ. of Manchester
  • A Household Bespoke: Language and Dress in the Fourteenth-Century Roll ofLiveries of Elizabeth, Countess of Holland
    Mark Chambers, Univ. of Westminster